Estrogen is used in contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and prostate cancer
How it works
Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone that, as a part of the hormone replacement therapy, works by maintaining the estrogen levels in the body, thereby relieving the symptoms occurring after menopause.
Common side effects
Headache, Vaginal bleeding, Dizziness, Fluid retention, Breast enlargement, Pelvic pain, Altered menstrual cycle, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Genital itching, Cholestatic jaundice, Abnormal hair growth, Anxiety, Breast tenderness, Blood clot in the blood vessels, Increased blood pressure, Vaginal spotting, Breast discomfort, Uterine bleeding , Vaginal discharge